Aerial view of a glacier and the surrounding mountains near Antler Lake north of Juneau on Sept. 26. (Photo by Connor M. Johnson)

Aerial view of a glacier and the surrounding mountains near Antler Lake north of Juneau on Sept. 26. (Photo by Connor M. Johnson)

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The wheels aren’t turning on the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

The wheels aren’t turning on the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A ladder reminds trekkers of another era along the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A ladder reminds trekkers of another era along the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

The forest resembles a wall painting from inside the New Office Building along the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

The forest resembles a wall painting from inside the New Office Building along the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail on Oct. 7. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

This squiggly fungus is known as “elfin saddles,” seen Oct. 4 near the Mendenhall Glacier. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

This squiggly fungus is known as “elfin saddles,” seen Oct. 4 near the Mendenhall Glacier. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

One tree in the forest hunkers over the pipe rather than give way along Under Thunder Trail on Oct. 4. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

One tree in the forest hunkers over the pipe rather than give way along Under Thunder Trail on Oct. 4. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Compared to the small leaf, the bright golden mushroom is very teeny along the Under Thunder Trail on Oct. 4. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Compared to the small leaf, the bright golden mushroom is very teeny along the Under Thunder Trail on Oct. 4. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Vibrant autumn colors brighten the valley landscape before the heavy rain and strong winds hit Juneau on Oct. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Vibrant autumn colors brighten the valley landscape before the heavy rain and strong winds hit Juneau on Oct. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A mewing colony of seagulls that can be heard all over downtown Juneau on Oct. 1. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A mewing colony of seagulls that can be heard all over downtown Juneau on Oct. 1. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Dewy highbush cranberries, the last hangers-on, visible on Auke Nu Trail on Sept. 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Dewy highbush cranberries, the last hangers-on, visible on Auke Nu Trail on Sept. 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Ferns, like a potted plant, grow from the base of an old tree trunk along the Auke Nu Trail on Sept. 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Ferns, like a potted plant, grow from the base of an old tree trunk along the Auke Nu Trail on Sept. 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

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